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Homestead Paperback – 5 Feb 2001

3.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Flamingo (5 Feb. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007105797
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007105793
  • Package Dimensions: 19 x 12.7 x 1.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 272,669 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'The 12 linked stories of Homestead, set in the fictional village of Rosenau, get immediately under the skin and pack as much punch as 12 novels, diving into the characters' most wrenching moments…Lippi's language is as direct and elemental as the world it describes. What is extraordinary is the way it so factually evokes the wistfulness, inner corrosion, or immense tenderness of lives that are both circumscribed and rich, mundane, but over the long haul, deep in drama…You begin to feel that you yourself are one of the people of Rosenau.' The Observer

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Set among the women of a remote Alpine village, this novel spans most of the 20th century and puts at the heart of each chapter a different woman, at a point in her life when her long-suppressed desire of anger or jealousy flares briefly into vivid life.

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